Palm Beach Mask to donate 100,000 disposable facemasks

December 21st, 2020

Palm Beach Mask, a Riviera Beach, Fla.-based manufacturer of personal protective equipment (PPE), will donate 100,000 disposable facemasks to government offices, medical organizations, first responders and non-profit groups across Palm Beach County and the Treasure Coast this holiday season. The company was created as a spin-off of Canvas Designers, a Riviera Beach custom marine canvas […]

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Textile industry leaders call for policy changes to support U.S. production of PPE

November 13th, 2020

The U.S. textile industry has stepped up to meet the demand for face masks, medical gowns, wipes and other products necessary to combat the coronavirus pandemic, but it needs policy changes from Washington so that the U.S. is not caught off-guard again in a future crisis, according to association leaders speaking at Industrial Fabrics Association […]

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Your business can survive this pandemic

July 1st, 2020

By Terri Madden The COVID-19 pandemic offers opportunities and challenges. Hood Canvas LLC (above) and Signature CanvasMakers (below) are providing PPE to meet community needs and provide income to employees. When I moved to San Juan, Puerto Rico, and registered my business 23 years ago, I had only $2,000 in my pocket. It bought me […]

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Autometrix offers free PPE patterns

April 8th, 2020

To help manufacturers in the U.S. and around the world find ways to retool and manufacture PPE to meet the urgent need during the current COVID-19 pandemic, Autometrix Inc., an industrial equipment supplier in Nevada County, Calif., is offering free patterns for personal protective equipment (PPE) it has collected in conjunction with Kaas Tailored, TukaTech, […]

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Urgent need for PPE patterns and specifications

April 6th, 2020

As the industry works together to address the vast personal protective equipment (PPE) needs, Industrial Fabrics Association International (IFAI) is searching for patterns or specification information fabricators are willing to share with the industry at large. The hope is to publicly post designs for masks and gowns to enable manufacturing by more IFAI members. Some […]

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